March 18, 2016

Pacifica enters uncharted waters with O.C.’s first high school rowing team

Grace Wathen, 14, and Spencer Ewanick, 16, are the pioneer members of Pacifica Christian High School’s rowing team. The private Newport Beach campus offers Orange County’s first high school rowing team. (Scott Smeltzer / Daily Pilot)
When Pacifica Christian High School students Spencer Ewanick and Grace Wathen decided to row this school year, they signed up to be part of Orange County history.

The private Newport Beach campus — which opened for its first school year in late August with about 50 freshmen and sophomores enrolled — announced in November that it was preparing a rowing team. It is the first among Orange County high schools, according to Pacifica’s athletic director, Brandon Gonzalez.

Click here to read the entire article written by Alex Chan of the Los Angeles Times.

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